Hogan family genealogy

[1] Arms: [2] Gu. three lions pass. in pale or. each, holding betw. the forepaws an esquire's helmet ppr. Crest: A dexter arm in armour embowed, the hand grasping a sword all ppr.

COSGRACH, brother of Cineidh [kenneth or kenneda] who is No. 104 on the "O'Brien" pedigree, was the ancestor of O'h-Ogain, of Munster; anglicised O'Hogan, Hogan, Ogan, and Ougan.

104. Cosgrach: son of Lorcan: a quo Cosgrave,[3] of Munster.

105. Aitheir: his son.

106. Ogan ("ogan:" Irish, a youth): his son; a quo O'h-Ogain.

107. Teige: his son.

108. Conor: his son.

109. Teige (2): his son.

110. Giolla Padraic: his son.

111. Aodh: his son.

112. Edmond: his son.

113. Edmond (2): his son.

114. Edmond (3): his son.

115. Diarmod: his son.

116. Conogher: his son; who died A.D. 1635.

117. Conogher (2), alias Giallgarbh [4] [gilgariv], O'Hogan, of Cranagh, county Tipperary: his son; a quo Kilgarriff. This Giallgarbh had a brother named Dermod; living in 1657.


[1] Hogan: Of this family was the late celebrated sculptor, John Hogan, who, in 1800, was born at Tallow, in the County of Waterford. Shortly after his birth his father, who was a builder, removed to Cork. His mother, Frances Cox, was great-granddaughter of Sir Richard Cox, the Chancellor. Exhibiting in his youth a strong taste for art, some friends who were attracted by his works, raised sufficient funds to enable him to sojourn at Rome for a few years. Hogan reached Rome on Palm Sunday, 1824. His best friend was Signor Gentili, then a lawyer, and afterwards a popular Catholic priest and preacher in Dublin. In 1838, Mr. Hogan married an Italian lady, and in 1848 returned to Dublin. He died on the 27th March, 1858, aged 57 years.

[2] Arms: The ancient arms of this family were—Sa. on a chief or. three annulets of the field (another the tinctures reversed).

[3] Cosgrave: The Irish Cosgar, "victory," is the root of the sirname O'Cosgrighe: anglicised Cosgrave, M'Coscry, MacCusker, Lestrange, and L'Estrange.

[4] Giallgarbh; This name ("giall," Irish, a hostage, and "garbh," fierce) means the "fierce hostage."